‘The Tonight Show’ gets a bigger audience because most people aren’t looking for the self-righteous mirth of slamming those stupid Republicans right before bed.
Jimmy Fallon’s job is to do silly skits with Justin Timberlake and ease us to bedtime with mild jokes and interviews. It is not to set the limits of the Overton window or grill a presidential candidate.
When the Cowboys wanted to send the message that police officers should not be hunted and assassinated, the NFL gave a clear answer: no.
Comedian Gene Wilder has left behind a legacy of comedy that eschews the nasty to help us all laugh at the wonder in life.
As ‘The Night Of’ wraps up, the viewer, or proxy jury, needs some answers to make an informed decision about Nasir Khan’s guilt or innocence.
Segregation is not the problem; it’s a symptom. The real problem is that the ability of people from different races, cultures, and experiences to share ideas is breaking down.
In watching Sean Hannity’s farcical celebration of Donald Trump it becomes quite clear he is hosting an infomercial, just like Billy Mays.
What could ancient texts possibly teach us about the human condition in our enlightened age? As it turns out, they can teach us quite a bit.
Black Lives Matter protesters call for the New York City Police Department to be disbanded. Mayor Bill de Blasio awards them a scalp.
The delegate walkout suggests disaffection with Hillary Clinton may be more widespread than mere protesters alone might indicate.
Why make the party closer to their own interests look so bad? Protesters at the Democratic National Convention explain.
Even if Hillary Clinton thinks the election is in the bag, why not take the insurance a more popular pick might have provided? Bill Clinton, that’s why.
While increasing penalties against those who kill or injure cops can help protect the men and women who protect us, new hate crime laws are a poor way to achieve that goal.
As black Americans shout, yell, and cry that their lives matter, the eerie silence of white Americans carefully balancing causes and solutions whispers back, ‘No, they don’t.’
This little man has done things with a soccer ball on his foot that would make Pele blush. He shouldn’t let international championship losses end his storied career.
Both Michael Dyson and Donald Trump have long since abandoned the idea that actual dialogue can bridge the gaps between Americans. They’re wrong.
Abortion cannot be legislated away. It must end through a change in our culture.
Muhammad Ali was a radical. Whether one views that radicalism as virtuous or sinister, there is truth to idea that much of it is being ignored.
In this summer of our discontent, when the country feels as divided and divisive as it has in a long time, it just might be soccer that grants us a brief reprieve.
White people are being asked—or pushed—to take stock of their whiteness and identify with it more. This is a remarkably bad idea.
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